Oct 7, 2012 7:30pm EDT
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Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >> simultaneously being part of two cultures. >> and being a mandolin virtuoso, steve martin sent you a tweet. congratulations to chris thile, mandolin player extraordinaire and musical innovator. >> that's amazing. >> why the mandolin for you? >> when i was 2 years old, i saw a man playing a mandolin in a place called that pizza place. it was small and high pitched and so was i. i loved the rhythmic precision of it. it's a stringed instrument that has a lot of responsibility. it kind of -- >> oh, yeah. listen. >> sell it, thile, sell it. >> will it change your life? >> yeah, it gives you -- it's sort of like someone cutting the little leash around your ankle. it gives you an enormous amount of time and room. it really is like -- i told a friend of mine, it's like finding an extra bedroom to your apartment. >> you're still teaching at m.i.t. >> yeah, i need that reassurance. >> and you? >> it's going to give me the opportunity to say no a little bit more often. i can just sit on my couch and play and think and write. >> congratulations. thank you for joining us. >>> the special teenager expec
Oct 3, 2012 6:30pm EDT
: the denver landscaping company where steve steele heads up operations employs 120 full-time u.s. workers. but steele says it's the part-time seasonal mexican labor force that keeps the engines humming. what would happen if you couldn't get those mexican workers? >> worst case? we'd go out of business. best case? we'd probably shrink by half to two-thirds. >> reporter: a federal guest worker program allows him to bring in some 85 seasonal workers to take jobs paying $9.20 an hour. jobs he says most colorado job seekers just don't apply for. steele wants a president who will allow tho programs but crack down on businesses that hire undocumented workers. the health of his company rides on immigration policy. given that need, how do you figure out who to vote for? >> it's a difficult question. i saw a poll that said i think half of americans are not excited about either one of the candidates. i'll put myself in that category. >> reporter: it will be up to the two presidential candidates to convince undecided voters like steele in colorado and other sw have immigration policies that
Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >> today millions of apple fans will mark the one year anniversary of the death of steve jobs. the death of apple's co-founder raised doubts about the company's future. apple has had a record year. now the most valuable company ever. tim cook post this letter on apple.com overnight paying tribute to jobs. he writes our values originated from steve and his spirit will forever be the foundation of apple. we share the great privilege and responsibility of carrying his legacy into the future. >> anderson cooper is striking back against star jones. she suggested that cooper reveal he's gay back in july in order to boost the ratings for his talk show. on tuesday cooper accused jones of being a hypocrite. >> star jones said after i scene this e-mail, star jones said this was a ratings ploy by me to get boost ratings. >> yes. >> i think you call her hocking her wedding every single day to get free products when she was on "the view." for her to suddenly emerge out of the shadows and suddenly attack me for this, i couldn't believe it. my mom was like who is star jones? [ laughter ] >> "usa today"
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
quirky old house in disrepair on a precious parcel of land. hoffman's partner steve cells. >> you're the bad guy. >> absolutely i am. i'm a wolf in sheep's clothing. >> reporter: they got city approval to sub divide the two acres to build two new big house. >> it was he in never a secret. >> you were going to tear down a frank lloyd wright house. >> that was the intention. >> that's what ignited the controversy. when the partners got a demolition permit outraged preservationists got busy. they got a petition to stop the demolition and got the city planning commission to designate it as a historic landmark. >> never in my wildest dream would i have thought that someone would want to tear down a frank lloyd wright home. >> do you think they are being greedy? >> yes, do i. i think they are in it only for the money. >> reporter: they say they are businessmen needing to turn a profit. they can't restore the gem which they say would cost $2 million and they can't afford to have it sit around as a historic museum piece. >> this is not a get rich. this is a get out, get compensate
Oct 5, 2012 6:30pm EDT
steve hartman "on the road" in search of a pumped-up pumpkin. >> we have a monster pumpkin coming. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, the dreadful string is broken. for the first time in 44 months the unemployment rate has fallen below 8%. the latest jobs numbers from the labor department were surprisingly strong. they show the unemployment rate was 7.8% in september. that is down three tenths of a point from august. the economy created 114,000 jobs and the labor department revised upward the job creation numbers for the previous two months. it now says 181,000 jobs were created in july and 142,000 in august. a total of 86,000 more than first reported. we asked anthony mason to tell us what's behind these improved numbers. >> reporter: in circle pines, minnesota, where dell corps systems makes food package magazines, c.e.o. dale anderson has 160 employees. >> i think the economy has really -- it's picking up. >> reporter: ryan is one of these new workers. after leaving his job in construction, he retrained to beco